Coming to Arsenal Vs Leicester, Shakespeare Not Resigned Despite Power “Potluck”
Leicester City will start Premier League or highest caste English League 2017-2018 when away to Emirates Stadium to face Arsenal on Friday (11/08/2017). The Foxes went with “roughing” power.
Yes, ahead of the game Leicester managers Craig Shakespeare mess around with injuries to some important players. Vicente Iborra, Danny Drinkwater, and Robert Huth could not play. Not to mention the condition of the Islamic striker Slimani and Kelechi Iheanacho also still doubt.
This makes Shakespeare less expectant to the Leicester players. Moreover, if you look at the record of The Foxes meeting with Arsenal where Leicester have not won in 22 years or since 1995. In that period, The Foxes only able to achieve seven draws and the rest ended in defeat.
However, that does not mean Shakespeare wants to give up just like that in front of Arsenal. Moreover, the physical condition of Leicester players seen 53-year-old manager was in a fit condition. Shakespeare expects his players to come out with high morale and resistance.
“I really hope we can emerge as a team with a burning and competitive spirit – it is an English Premier League opener and the players are at a good level of physical fitness,” Shakespeare said.
“Having seen them in practice sessions and talking one by one with the players made me think we also had the right team balance,” he said.